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Women's Monument Traditional Geocache

This cache has been archived.

Knagur Green: Due to no response from the CO after the request to maintain or replace the cache, I am archiving it to, stop it showing on the listings and/or to create place for the geocaching community.

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Thank you for understanding

Knagur Green
Groundspeak Volunteer Reviewer

Hidden : 03/26/2005
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

This traditional cache is located on the terrain of the Women's Monument in Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa. Climbing the small hill and finding the cache should be easy and provides a nice view over the city.

This traditional cache in Bloemfontein, Free state, South Africa is 1435 meter above sea level and is a lunch box with inside-dimensions of 11cm x 16cm x 7cm.

It is located on the terrain of the Women's Monument/Memorial and War Museum. You can park approximately 220m (direct) from the cache. The cache is not wheelchair-accessable. The terrain is open from 07:00 to 19:00 and there is no entrance fee to the terrain. When driving on the N1 by the city, you'll notice roadsigns indicating the correct offramp for the Women's Monument/Memorial and War Museum.

You'll have a good view on the city and the history portrayed by the monument and statues and museum may also be of interest to you.

The current contents of the latest cache are:

Log book
Toy airplane
Package of crayons
UK 20-pence coin
3 small plastic balls
Travel Bug: Where in the world am I

The original contents of the cache were:

Log book
Read me
Shoe Keyring
Tuborg Keyring
Danish coin: 1 kroner
Danish coin: 2 kroner
Danish coin: 25 øre
Danish coin: 50 øre
British coin: 50 pence

When logging your visit, please state your hometown and country.

Small note on cache maintenance: Currently, I live in the U.K., but my dad who lives in Bloemfontein has offered to take care of the cache if it needs attention.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)